From a brief visit yesterday to Cambridge’s wonderful Mt. Auburn Cemetery, an inspiring thought and a hopeful sign for this season.
Epitaph for George Thorndike Angell, founder of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (1868):
We must never forget
that the infinitely most important work for us
is the humane education of the millions who are soon
to come on the stage of action. G.T.A.
The linked profile is worth reading.
And then as we reached our car to leave, someone pointed toward the western sky: